How do i erase a cdrw?

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  1. Danger! Will macrumors regular

    Danger! Will

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    I just bought a mac mini and dont know how to erase a cdrw.

    Thanks,
     
  2. lssmit02 macrumors 6502

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    Here's apple's official explanation:

    How to erase a cd-rw

    Good luck and enjoy!

    BTW, Mac OS X only allows single session use of cd-rws, so you will need to use another program (Roxio Toast, e.g.) to burn multiple session cd-rw's
     
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    Danger! Will

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    Thanks, it gave me an error message:

    Optical Erase Failed
    with the error
    Whole disk required, slice passed
     
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    Danger! Will

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    Thanks for your help i found out what the problem was...i just needed to select the drive not the actual media and it erased...THANKS!!!
     

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